Labor Day weekend is always bittersweet for me. Saying goodbye to warm sunshine, pool parties, BBQs, fresh peaches, outside concerts, rooftop decks, sundresses, and flip flo…. actually, I wear my flops well into November. I know, I’m crazy.
But with the close of August, I can say hello to scarves, boots, pumpkin, and Halloween (my favorite holiday!). After one hot and humid Baltimore summer, I’m welcoming the Fall with open arms this year.
With the close of one amazing summer, and the start of an even better fall, I’m bringing you 10 of my favorite EASY cookie recipes that are sure to be a hit your holiday weekend. Whether it’s a BBQ party, a day at the pool, a sip of a margarita, or a lazy day on the couch, your end-of-the-summer weekend plans will be even better with a cookie or two.
Using my FAVORITE chocolate chip cookie recipe as the “bread”, you could roll these mini cookie sandwiches in blue & red sprinkles for a festive twist.
A dash of cream cheese in the dough for an ultra soft & creamy-tasting cookie. Plus huge chunks of OREOS!
Without relying on cake mix.
The cookie my co-workers thought were store-bought!
SO soft with an explosion of peanut butter goodies.
Last minute decision to sub chocolate-covered raisins for regular. Best move EVER.
Salty & sweet, chunky & soft. Perfect.
Not a cookie… but the dough is obviously the best part. Egg-free cookie dough! No candy thermometer needed.
The softest, puffiest cookie I’ve ever made. WITH andes mints. (!!)
What are your Labor Day Plans?
Ours involve a quick mini-vacation on Saturday, some baking, and a few of these…
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